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CSPAN
Sep 14, 2010 10:00am EDT
will begin at 2:00 eastern. with the house and senate back in session, follow congress using the c-span video library's congressional chronicle. just click on congress. with the midterm elections ahead, it's a great resource for anyone who follows congress. it's all free, anytime. watch what you want, when you want. the u.s. commission on civil rights is hosting a day-long look at what's happening with civil rights now. this morning retired columnist spoke. his comments are about a half an hour. >> i want to throw a couple things out that may help us get started today. maybe a few requests i could make of this gathering. and the panel to follow. the first is that we all try as hard as we can to make this a day of discussion . not merely ancient debates. that we resist the temptation to score points off one another. it's great, and i do hope, jerry, you agree with this, that we consider analyses, our comments, and our proposals from the point of view of what is best for the coming disadvantaged minorities. what's going to work best for them? for our kids? i make these requests not to ins
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2010 1:00pm EDT
empire that def jam has become. among the reasons we wanted him to join us today is he joined the firm eli and fincher to serve as executive producer for video games to feature a double bottom line strategy, combining profitability with meaningful social impact. their first impact "talkers and doers" is a computer video game franchise developed to encourage entrepreneurship for at-risk teens and young adults. this was the winner of a john d. and kathryn t. mckarter foundation grant and was awarded the innovation and parties patory learning. the talkers and doers game will feature fun and relevant game play. i hope to a lame person like me, too, and will integrate real-world mentors opportunities and resources. he also served on the board of directors at the apollo theater foundation, was trustee of the national urban league, feature in the book "be a father to your child: real talk from black men on familyhood." and last but not least will be carol swain. ms. swain is the professor of political science and professor of law at vend are built university. professor swain is also a member
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
now. that's not what the taxpayer is going to give us. the taxpayer says give us the security we need for the money i have. so the circumstances change. second thing is, the era has changed. an earlier question came about services. services weren't such a big deal for some of my predecessors. some of my predecessors were not at war, which forces a cadence upon us that during the cold war we prepared for, we didn't conduct war. that was a different schedule. you could look at programs that were 10 and 15 years. you didn't have to deliver to afghanistan this summer. so circumstances change. and this is -- these are the initiatives that are appropriate to the circumstances in which we find ourselves. or on the submarine side. >> i'm a little nervous about that. i use speed and size. i know the navy acquisition executive is here. let me follow up with you. there are size and speed that i want to be careful what i say. the design of the submarine and therefore, how much it costs. >> much what we have seen is in the war zone and this applies to iraq and afghanistan. would that affect i
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